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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation

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Recent Charleston reviews

  • Perfect little bungalow.

    "Mikes home has it all! Everything you need for comfort, great location! Home is exactly as described. We rented the home along with friends of ours, it was nice being able to spend time together in this well appointed home instead of going our separate way in the evenings. The home had plenty of space for four. Would recommend Mikes home and will also return next time we are in Charleston."
    Guest: KATHY G. Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 16, 2014
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  • Great location to enjoy Charleston

    "Located in the heart of the historic district, this was an excellent location to stay and enjoy the city of Charleston. The neighborhood is very quiet yet there are lots of restaurants and activities that are all within walking distance. If you enjoy biking, it is also a good location to use as a starting point for rides around the area. The owners were very helpful and ensured everything was meeting our needs. Off street parking was a real plus and the owners graciously accommodated additional parking when we had guests that stopped by during our stay."
    Guest: Mark A. Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 20, 2014
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  • Hidden Gem in Historic Charleston Neighborhood

    "We stayed in the cottage for five nights, coming into town to visit my best friend who had recently moved here. This was our first time renting with VRBO, so I had no idea what to expect, but all was beyond expectations. We are from Wisconsin, which had already transitioned into fall weather-wise, so the warm and humid week found my husband testing the cottage's air conditioning, which worked perfectly (I was happy to find extra blankets in a closet for myself). We brought our dog along and drove, so this cottage was really a find because they allow dogs, have a yard, and have gated parking. It is well-located, within a few minutes walk of the south end of King Street and two blocks from the battery, with easy access to the freeways, as well. It is also very well-appointed and super clean, with lovely linens, antiques, a washer and dryer (sooooo convenient), one and half bathrooms, and very comfortable furnishings, as well as a full kitchen with pots, pans, etc. It was nice to have the ability to cook, and there is a lovely, small, family-run grocery store within a few blocks walk. We also really enjoyed the front porch to hang out on with coffee or wine (If I had one high-maintenance suggestion, it would be to put a wicker sofa or similar out on the porch for lounging - that or a plunge pool - haha). The neighborhood was very safe, and we enjoyed taking late night walks with our golden retriever after the day had cooled off. The owners who live in the main hour adjacent to the cottage (former boathouse) have two beautiful black labs. The scenery is gorgeous right out the front door and the photos do not do it justice. If you are traveling with a dog or driving and enjoy a more serene setting, with spacious accommodations, and are respectful/responsible, then this rental is perfect. The neighborhood is full of families, so this might not be best for those who come to Charleston for the party scene. Also, if you hate to walk, then downtown Charleston in general is not going to be your cup of tea, although cabs and pedi-cabs/rickshaws are available). We are not party animals and like to get lost in a city on foot, so enjoyed feeling a little like locals as the carriage tours rambled past, which was fun, as well as soaking up the feel of the area. Overall, we loved our stay here and plan to book again, assuming there is availability and its lovely hostess takes us back! :)"
    Guest: Drew Z. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 16, 2014
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  • Girls Weekend

    "The townhome was absolutely perfect for our girls weekend! It provides everything you need with plenty of space. I would highly recommend this townhome and will be back! The owner is also extremely helpful and quick to respond to calls or emails."
    Guest: laura l. Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: May 6, 2014
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Charleston Travel Tips

Experience the true meaning of Southern charm with a trip the Charleston, S.C. This city is an ideal spot to experience exceptional down-home cooking, welcoming hospitality, exciting culture and unique coastal history.

Charleston features an interesting and unique blend of culture and is known for its local art, music and food scenes. No matter what season you visit, there's always something fun happening in the area for both indoor and outdoor lovers.

You can stroll the tree?-lined streets and view the lovely Antebellum architecture, enjoy dinner on the patio of a restaurant and wander through the various shops, museums, galleries and theaters.

Charleston is home to many festivals throughout the year, including the Spoleto Festival USA, a 17-day fest with more than 100 performances by different artists, as well as the Charleston Food and Wine Festival, Charleston Fashion Week and the Holiday Festival of Lights, to name a few.

In 2011, Charleston was named one America's favorite cities by Travel + Leisure, and in 2013 Conde Nast Traveler, was placed at no. 1 in their top 10 best cities list.

Things to Do

- Dock Street Theatre: Experience history with a visit to the Dock Street Theatre, America's first theater. It opened in 1736 and hosted the first opera performance in America, "Flora." Now, this space is home to South Carolina's largest theater company, so be sure to catch a show while you're in town. The theater also hosts different festivals throughout the year and produces more than 120 performances each season.

- Magnolia Plantations and Gardens: Enjoy the Southern climate and get some fresh air at the Magnolia Plantations and Gardens. It opened in 1870 and features a stunning display of flowers and plants throughout. In addition to exploring the flora and fauna, you can check out the nature train or take a boat tour. There's even a petting zoo for the kids.

- The Charleston Museum: After you see America's oldest theater, you can visit America's oldest museum - The Charleston Museum - which was established in 1773. It was partly inspired by the British Museum and displays collections about natural science, ornithology, historical culture and documentary and photographic resources. Learn about the history of the area and how Charleston has developed through time.

- Firefly Distillery: If you enjoy Southern libations, head to the Firefly Distillery for a tasting. It's South Carolina's first and largest distillery and produces Sweet Tea Vodka, Firefly Moonshine and other liquors. Enjoy the Southern hospitality as you sip on the different cocktails and take a tour of the Irvin Vineyards.

- Fort Sumter Tour: Step back in time with a tour of Fort Sumter, the site where the famous shots that started the American Civil War were fired. Departures for the tour start at Liberty Square in downtown Charleston or Patriot's Point in Mount Pleasant. On a 30-minute tour, you'll hear all about the history of Fort Sumter, events that lead to the war and facts about the area. The fort also houses an informative museum with historic artifacts.

Shopping and Dining

- Poogan's Porch: This Victorian mansion-turned-restaurant was voted as having the best grits in the Lowcountry, so you can be sure you'll dine on amazing Southern cooking at Poogan's Porch. It was named after the dog of the home's previous owners. Poogan's Porch is known for its signature buttermilk fried chicken, she-crab soup and homemade buttermilk biscuits and sausage gravy.

- Hank's Seafood: Seafood is a must when dining in Charleston and a trip to Hank's Seafood fits the bill. The menu features classic Charleston fish house favorites with a blend of traditional seafood plates and Lowcountry dishes - all with a contemporary flare. Enjoy the laid-back, charming ambiance as you feast on Lowcountry bouillabaisse and she-crab soup, oysters casino, shellfish cocktail with loverster, Charleston oyster stew or Hank's signature pan-fried crab cakes.

- Charleston Historic Market: Do a bit of shopping as you stroll through the Charleston Historic Market, a hub of activity in the city. The Greek Revival-style Market Hall houses the Daughters of the Confederacy museum, and behind it, there are a variety of vendor sheds where you can peruse clothing, jewelry, souvenirs, artwork, crafts and goods. Pick up some souvenirs to remember your trip, then take a carriage ride through the city's back streets starting and ending right in the market.

- Toast: Brunch is a favorite meal of many, and you can feast at one of Charleston's best at toast. With bottomless mimosas and a tasty menu, this is the perfect place to get your day started right. Choose from French toast, eggs, omelets, surf and turf and much more.

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